DeVry Education Group Inc

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DV : NYSE : Services
$37.2 up 0.15 | 0.4%
Today's Range: 36.9 - 37.625
Avg. Daily Volume: 813800.0
05/25/17 - 4:05 PM ET

Financial Analysis


DEVRY EDUCATION GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. DEVRY EDUCATION GROUP INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.96 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.32% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)452.09474.22
EBITDA ($mil)76.2281.26
EBIT ($mil)55.0659.87
Net Income ($mil)39.8651.93


Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)218.63344.74
Total Assets ($mil)2317.812115.9
Total Debt ($mil)120.00.0
Equity ($mil)1654.321555.94


Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin51.1450.89
EBITDA Margin16.8517.13
Operating Margin12.1812.63
Sales Turnover0.790.87
Return on Assets2.991.73
Return on Equity4.192.36
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio1.071.48
Debt/Capital0.070.0
Interest Expense2.01.41
Interest Coverage27.642.52


Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)62.6262.91
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.620.81
Book value / share26.4224.73
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume791869.0875767.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 37.99 for the Diversified Consumer Services industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.36 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.32. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DEVRY EDUCATION GROUP INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DV 33.29 Peers 37.99   DV 12.33 Peers 17.75

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

DV is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DV 12.61 Peers 33.83   DV NM Peers 1.39

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

DV's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
DV 1.36 Peers 6.32   DV 92.85 Peers 85.97

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

DV is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DV 1.23 Peers 3.54   DV -0.82 Peers 12.66

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

DV is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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